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Is Pakistan's Independence Day being celebrated in Mamata Banerjee's West Bengal? Here's the truth!

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 13 August 2018, 14:24 IST

Days back postcards in West Bengal that mentioned a program 'JASHN-E-AZADI to be organised on 14th August were viral on Social media that triggered politics of Mamata Banerjee's TMC in the state. It was believed that TMC is celebrating Pakistan's Independence Day in West Bengal and a program has been staged for the same. Well, we will tell you the fact behind these postcards.

Mahesh Vikram Hegde took to Twitter to share the pictures of the postcards and tweeted, “Please look into this matter. Shame politics by T.M.C in W.B what is the meaning of “JASHN-E-AZADI” & also date mentioned 14th Aug. Are they Pakistanis. Need to step regarding this matter.”

Hegde is well known for his right-wing ideologue and he has come forward once again with new 'masala' and this time the postcards of the celebration of Independence Day in Titagarh, Kolkata.

Well, the postcards that are being viral on social media and kicking out politics on it. Well it's a day when actually of a Mushairas and Kavi Sammelans organised on 14th August which is the eve of Independence Day. Here is an image of a Kavi Sammelan on 14 August 2017.

Well, people like Hegde seems like is not aware with the Sammelan and launched a scathing attack on the Mamata Banerjee government.

Well, it is noteworthy that the President of India addresses the nation on 14 August every year.

Other than Hegde several rightists tweeted the picture of the postcards and raised questions similar to that of him. Well, Jashn-e-Azadi All India Mushaira in Titagarh features poet Imran Pratapgarhi on the occasion of 72nd Independence Day. So, it is clear that they are not celebrating Pakistan's Independence Day on 14th August.


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First published: 13 August 2018, 14:24 IST